I had a part knee replacement October 2012 and although the operation was a success, I still get a lot of pain in the knee, especially on the outside. Both of my knees are/were bone rubbing on bone and I am 58. I am due to get a total knee replacement Wednesday 5th June 2013 and after a false start last week (got five minutes before I was due to go in and lo and behold the correct knee rep could not be found!!!) but find I am so much more nervous of this op than the first one ... could this be because I know what to expect? Am I alone in thinking that this is an extremely painful procedure - I don't think I am a wimp as I've had three children by natural childbirth - but I couldn't believe how nervous and anxious I was last week and am very keen to offset this for next week. Any advice would be appreciated! Many thanks for reading and good wishes to everyone on here who has had this op xView Thread
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